Computers and Social Media

Insignia College offers the following Computer Software and Social Media courses:

Keyboarding

This module gives students progressive skill development in keyboarding. Students will learn proper ergonomic posture, hand positioning, key location, and touch-typing techniques. Students begin by using a few letter keys and gradually add letters, numbers, and symbols until they are familiar with the entire keyboard.

Familiarity with the keyboard and practice develop the speed and accuracy students need to perform in today’s office environment. Facilitators conduct testing regularly to track progress and assist students in achieving goals.

Introduction to Computers

The first component of this course is designed to introduce students to basic computer literacy through familiarization with the components that a computer. Students will also look at the Windows operating system to learn how to manage a computer on a regular basis.

This course is also designed to introduce students to considerations for living online. Students will look at what the Internet is and how e-mail has made a huge impact on communicating with others, as well as look at how to find information on the Internet and avoid risk to personal security while online.

Computer Orientation and Navigation

This module gives students an orientation to basic computer skills necessary to progress on to further computer studies. Students will explore the operating system and desktop, computer drives, folders, and file types, software/programs/applications and online features such as Google, search engines, Email, internet/intranet, and uploads/downloads.

Internet Navigation and Searches

This module is intended to provide students with the ability to safely navigate/browse the internet, create effective keyword searches, and use webmail clients. It teaches the students to understand some of the concepts and terms associated with using the Internet and to appreciate some online security considerations, thus, significantly improving productivity at the workplace.

Note: This is an instructor-led course given at the workplace or at Insignia College. Price quoted is for an individual. Please contact us for group pricing.

Introduction to Social Media

This course is designed for the Social Media novice. If you are new to Social Media or just looking to close a few gaps in your knowledge this course is for you. Social Media is valuable and quickly becoming essential. We will teach you to navigate, setup and use the most common Social Media applications on the market. Learning how to use Social Media will help you build a network that provides real value both personally and economically.

Note: This is an instructor-led course given at the workplace or at Insignia College. Price quoted is for an individual. Please contact us for group pricing.

Course No. Course Name Hours Cost
C050 Keyboarding  20 (1.5 credits) $350
C100 Introduction to Computers  20 (1.5 credits) $350
C160 Computer Orientation and Navigation  2 $250
C105 Internet Navigation and Searches  4 $799
C106 Introduction to Social Media  3 $799